Chinensis Kousa Dogwood, Chinese Dogwood Cornus kousa chinensis

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Botanical Name:

Cornus kousa chinensis

Family:

Cornaceae

Genus:

Cornus

Species:

kousa

Subspecies:

chinensis

Common Name:

Chinensis Kousa Dogwood, Chinese Dogwood

Seeds Per Pound:
8,619
Quantity:
2.04 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
14
Germination:
77%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
97%
Height:
20-25 feet
Collection Locale:
China
Crop Year:
2020
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
5
In Stock: 2.04 lb
Prices
  • Cornus kousa chinensis

Items are priced on a curve, you can buy any 'bulk quantity' up to what we have in stock, some examples are:
1 packet
$4.95
10 gram
$14.50
1 oz
$19.95
1 lb
$99.50
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 90 days.
Germination: sow seed 3/8" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: fall sowing in mulched beds is prefered to artificial stratification.
In a Nutshell:
* This is one of the most beautiful small landscape trees that there is.
* It has extremely showy white flowers that appear after the leaves form in late spring or early summer. more...
* The fruit are also interesting. They are multi-colored shades of red and yellow, anywhere from gum ball to golf ball in size.
* Older trees develop an exfoliating bark character that adds another facet of interest.
* This tree is very similar to Cornus kousa. The only real differences are the flowers, leaves and fruit are somewhat larger in chinensis, and it is slightly faster growing.
* A stunning flowering tree or large shrub with good fall color. more...